Woman’s Health

Pregnancy

Pregnancy and Postpartum

Pregnancy and Postpartum Historically, pregnancy was often thought of as a time requiring rest and limited physical activity, but today the majority of pregnant women in the United States choose to engage in at least some exercise. If you are currently pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant soon, the good news is that exercise can ...

Precautions During Pregnancy

Precautions During Pregnancy

Precautions for Pregnancy Conditions Before Exercise During pregnancy, women are encouraged to discuss physical activity with their health care provider since some women may have contraindications to exercise. Table Contraindications During Pregnancy includes a list of relative and absolute contraindications to exercise during pregnancy. Women with absolute contraindications should not exercise until those health conditions are ...